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R0x season ends with loss to Sacred Heart in Regions The baseball season ended for the Ortonville Rox last Saturday when they fell to the Sacred Heart Saints, 3-0. It was an excellent pitcher's duel be- tween Chris Fellows of the Rox and Je- remy Hinderks of the Saints Sacred Heart went up 1-0 in the top of the third inning and the score stayed that way until the top of the ninth when the Saints added two more runs. The Rox had their only threat of the game when Riley Sammon led off the bottom of thefirst inning with a single and stole second. Hinderks would go on to get three 'straight strike Outs to end the inning. As it turned out, the hit straight 1 by Sammon would give the Rox their "We' only base runner of the day as Hinderks years, b went on to retire 27 straight batters, down in Chris Fellows pitched a fine game Rox Ma for the Rox, b.ut did not get any run credit ca support from his teammates. Fellows but we threw eight and one-third innings giv- have.', ing up three runs, two of which were The earned, on eight hits. Curt Schake fans for came on to get the final {wo outs for the the year Rox. it financ The Rox had a very good season, teur bas. winning the Teal League for the fourth straight year and have appeared in four egional tournaments. 1e played well the past few it our hitting has just let us ~he regional tournament," said lager Ron Thomas. "A lot of a go to the opponents pitchers, zan hit better than what we "ox would like to thank all the their great support throughout and to the sponsors who make ially possible to have an ama- ;ball team. BIG STONE CITY-ORTONVILLE BOMBERS VFW 13-14 YEAR OLD BASEBALL TEAM were the recipients of the. "Sportsmanship Award" while participating inthe State B Tournament in Flandreau, SD July 29-31. The Bombers lost their first game to Tyndall, then defeated Platte before losing to Colome in the Consolat,on game. learn mem- bers are shown above. In front from left to right are Jackson Athey, Austin Haas, Travis Westlund, Dylan Loraff, Eddie Ortega and Zach Cramer. Back row left to right are Assistant Coach Logan Frauenshuh, Keaton Eastman, Dan Sitter, Jordan Ulrich, Riley Thompson'and Head Coach Ron Frauenshuh. VFW Bombers 13-14 year olds win Sportmanship Trophy The cities of Big Stone City. SD and Ortonville have a lot to be proud of their VFW 13-14 year olds after their appearance in the State Tournament in Flandreau. SD. July 29-31. Big Stone City-Ortonville won the Sportmanship Award for all teams present and the two cities would have been proud of this team on and off the field. This young, but mature team was one of eight teams in the State Tourna- ment Teams consisted of Garretson. Platte. Mt. Vernon. Clear Lake. Colome. Flandreau. Tyndall and Big Stone City-Ortonville The first game pitted the older and experienced team from Tyndall. The Big Stone City-Ortonville Bombers stayed with this team for the first three innings behind some solid defense. This group fought hard but came up short. Demonstrating the backbone of a great team, Big Stone City-Ortonville came back behind the pitching of Travis Westlund and Dan Sitter and de- feated Plattte. SD in their second game. Dylan Loraff played aggresively be- hind the plate, with key hits coming off the bats of Riley Thompson. Jackson. Athey and Austin Haas. The outfield had Ed Ortega and Zach Cramer mak- ing key plays. The Consolation game was between Colome. who was expected to be in the Championship game. and the Big Stone City-Ortonville Bombers. Colome's hitting was just too strong as they soundly defeated the Bombers, but not before Keeton Eastman made a nice catch in centerfield. The season ended with the awards to the individual players and strong support from the parents who made sure these young men knew they were appreciated. The team wishes a special thanks to the communities of Big Stone City and Ortonville and the Big Stone Lake Area Baseball Association. A very special thank-you to the Or- tonville VFW who has been a strong supporter of baseball in the communi- ties. OHS Fall sports practices to begin on Monday, Aug. 16 up their season on Tuesday, Aug. 31 when they host Summit. SD. TheTrojan football team. under Head Coach Trevor Keller will begin practice for grades 9-12 on Monday, Aug. 16. with equipment handed out 6:30 a.m.with practice to follow start- ing at 7 a.m.. Assistant coaches in- clude Tim Swenson. Bob Foley and Eric Bank~n. Junior High football will start on Aug. 23 in the high school gym at 3 p.m. Junior High coaches are Artie Arndt and Joe Eustice.The Trojans will open up the 2010 season on Thursday, Sept. 2 traveling to Fulda for a 7 p.m. game. Lynn Keller will coach the Or- tonville boys and girls cross-country teams this season, Practice will start on Monday, Aug: 16 at 7:30 a.m. at the High School Commons. They will open up their season at Ortonville High School fall athlet- ics will begin practices for the upcom- ing 2010 season on Monday, Aug. 16. This years volleyball team will be under the direction of first year Coach Missy Pederson. Practice will start on Monday for grades 9-12. Assisting Pederson this year is B Squad Coach Shana Buttke. 8th grade Coach Ivy Lovgren and 7th grade Coach Hilary Henrich. On Monday, Aug. 16 practice will run from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Ath- letes are to bring volleyball attire., lunch and paint clothes. Practices from Aug. 17-19 will be from 9-11a.m. and 2:30-5:00 p.m. On Aug. 20. practice will be from 7-11a.m.. Aug, 23-26 from %lla.m. and 2:30-5:00 p.m.. Aug. 27 from 7-lla.m. and Aug. 30 from 8-10 a.m. Junior High volleyball practice will begin on Monday, Aug. 30 with practices from 5-6:30 p.m The OHS Volleyball team will open Ducks Unlimitedhosting youth- mentored waterfowl hunt Do you know a young person (age Do you know of an experienced wa- 12-15).who is interested inwaterfowl terfowler looking to pass on their hunting, but does not have a knowl- knowledge to the next generation? edgeable adult to show'them how? If so. the youth-mentored water- Kid #oing Off to Morris on Monday, Aug. 30, compeV- ~ ing in the Morris Invitational. The~ meet will begin at 5:30 p.m. Participants should have a physical on file in the High School office, a signed Minnesota State High School League form and their activity fee paid before participation. Physicals are usually good for three years, typically students have physicals their seventh grade and tenth grade years. The MSHSL form maybe picked up at the school office. The activity fee is $60 per activity for grades 9-12 and $30 per activity for grades 7-8. A family cap has been set at $240. There will be a Fall Sports parent tneeting this Thursday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. in the High School Commons. Parents with students involved, in any of the fall sports are encouraged to at- tend. fowl hunt is your answer. Ducks un- limited in collaboration with the Min~ nesota DNR. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. and other partners is organiz~ ing and hosting a youth-mentored wa terfowl hunt on Saturday, Sept. 18. - Youth applicants and their guardian will be te~tmed up with expqrienced volunteer mentors to learn about: habi'~ tat. techniques, skills, safety, and a mentored waterfowl hunt. They are currently, accepting appli, cations form both mentor and youth applicants. If you are interested in being a mentor, please contact Styron Bell at (320) 589-4971 or for an applic- tion. The deadline for the mentor ap- plication is Aug. 15. Youth applicants can down load an application at or contact Styron Bell. The deadline for youth hunter application is Aug. 16. Bring their vehicle to Progressive for any repairs needed and send them off safely! Largest In-Stock Windshield Inventory in Area ,Free Estimates 100~ Customer Satisfaction ,Certified Technicians on Staff POWERED BY... YOUR COMPLETE AUTO GLASS & BODY SHOP P_R OG.R E $S I V E COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck 109 SE Second Street Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 Phone (320) 839-2255 Toll Free 888-819-2255 Stotesbery to play basketball at NSU Mercede Stotesbery, daughter of Darren and Marcy Stotesbery of Sioux Falls. SD and the granddaughter of Gene and Marcy Stotesbery of Or- tonville, has verbally committed to play basketball at Northern State Uni- versity (NSU)in Aberdeen, SD. '~ The 6'2" center will be joining NS~ after her senior season at Sioux Falls Washington High School. Stotesbery averaged 11 points and eight rebounds in her junior season and helped the SF Washington War- riors win a State Title. ~: Mercede earned All-Greater Dakota Conference second team horf: ors as well as being named to the State Tournament All-Tournament tearfi. She has worked hard during the sun~ mer to catch the eyes of several North- ern Sun Conference teams a~~ ,~ narrowed her choice down to NSU.~ -% ROX SHORTSTOP RILEY SAMMON connects for the only I~it in the game for Ortonville in their Region 9C Tournament game with Sacred Heart last Saturday in Mad,soh. The Rox lost the game 3-0 to end their sea- son. NEW AND IMPR 0 VED. OUP HOBO Is Back In Town! Available in Ortonville at Hartman "s Super Valu Foods and Pioneer Meat Market and Sausage Kitchen. New Formula No MSG DEEEEEEEELICIO US ! HO O OU ORTONVILLE-BIG STONE CITY, SD VFW 15~16 YEAR OLDS completed their season at the Regiop Tourna- ment held in Milbank, SD Aug. 6-8. Ortonville-Big Stone City defeated Sisseton, SD in their firstg~me 11-1, before Ios,ng to Gary, SD anii-Milbank in their next two games to finish in third place. Milbank ende~l up win- ning the tournament. Team members are pictured above. In front from left to right are Jorden Roggenbuck, Tony Schake, James Nitz, Riley Blake and Cole Peters. Back row left to right are Assistant Coach Doing Schake, Quincy Swenson, Isaac Cloos, Ben Valek and Head Coach Ron Frauenshuh. No pictured are Josh Tesl~e, Colby Gimmestad, Ryan Hanson and Nathan Nelson Page 6 ~INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Aug. 10,2010 I